Moro River Canadian War Cemetery
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George Edward MacPhee
George Edward MacPhee Private F/54967 West Nova Scotia Regiment, R.C.I.C. April 7, 1919 Sydney Mines, Cape Breton, NS March 11, 1940 Sydney, NS March 10, 1944 24 Moro River Canadian War Cemetery IX. E. 6 Commemorated on page 376 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on August 9 Private George MacPhee was the son of Alex and Selina MacPhee, husband of Patricia MacPhee, and father of George Douglas MacPhee (b. 1942) of Scotchtown, Nova Scotia. Private MacPhee served in Canada between March 11, 1940 and November 10, 1941; in the United Kingdom between November 11, 1941 and October 26, 1943; and in Italy from October 27, 1943 until his death on March 10, 144. He died of wounds from mortar shell fragments received in action against the enemy on March 10, 1944 and initially buried in the San Vito Cemetery on March 11, 1944.